Psychological Science Agenda
A publication of the Science Directorate
March 2004 |Vol. 18, No. 3
SCIENCE BRIEFSIsabel Gauthier and Danielle D. Brown
New collaborative model helps scientists study the nature of the relationship between the mind and the brain.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S COLUMN
SCIENCE PUBLIC POLICY NEWS
- Congressional Briefing Highlights Sexual Behavior Research
Science Policy staff have been working within the broader scientific community for several months on ways to counter the congressional attacks on peer-reviewed research funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
By Karen Studwell
ALSO IN THIS ISSUE
- Steven J. Breckler to Join American Psychological Association as Executive Director for Science
Breckler, a social psychologist by training, has over 20 years experience as a psychology professor and science administrator including directing the NSF social psychology and Science of Learning Centers programs. He is the author or co-author of over 60 published or conference papers on topics ranging from attitude development to jury functioning.
- Scientific Discoveries That Can Change Lives in the 21st Century: Behavioral and Social Scientists Like You Can Help
The goal of the Decade of Behavior Top 10 Initiative is to publish an annual list of significant breakthroughs, discoveries, or applications in the behavioral and social sciences that are likely to have an impact on lives in the 21st century.
By Jessica Bryant
- March 2004 Announcements
Attend an APA Academic Career Workshop; APF Issues New 2004 Request for Research-Based Programs on Violence Prevention; APA Invites Nominations for Distinguished Science Awards; Identifying Risk in Research Involving Children: Call for Examples; Health Information National Trends Survey (HINTS) Releases First Cancer Information Dataset; Workshop on Responsible Conduct of Research in Psychological Science: April 13–14, 2004
Science Policy Insider News (SPIN)
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